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Jan 17, 2013 12:00am PST
quote tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. all this week we are commemorating our 10th anniversary on pbs. i reviewed some of my favorite conversations over this decade. tonight we look back over a remarkable woman, single woman of -- mother of six and social worker by profession. she helped pave the way for africa's first democratically elected female head of state. two days after her appearance on the program, she was awarded the nobel peace prize. also tonight we will preview a conversation from next week on the issue of poverty. beginning next tuesday night, a special conversation called vision for a new america, featuring a terrific line above guests. -- a terrific lineup of guest. plus, a preview of a special event on this program starting next week. coming up right now. >> there is a saying that dr. king had that said there is always the right time to do the right thing. i just try to live my life every day by doing the right thing. we know that we are only halfway to completely eliminate hunger, and we have a lot of work to do. walmart committed $2 billion to
Jan 22, 2013 12:00am PST
worker in south los angeles. with gang infested housing projects that are now almost mythic, jordan downs and nickerson gardens, and i worked in these projects during what is referred to as the decade of death, when crack and unregulated gun availability laid waste to communities of color. in los angeles during the late 1980's and early 1990's, there were 1000 homicides per year in the city of los angeles, not the county, the city. now, we have between 203 hundred homicides per year. people talk about the gang problem having been addressed. i want to share with you, what i experienced, what i have learned, i am not a typical academic. i will not quote statistics to you or talk about theories. i will talk with you about practicality. pragmatic approaches, and i will talk about reality. san francisco, like los angeles learned, will never saw or deal with its gang problems effectively unless there is true collaboration. i will talk to you about what this looks like and feels like. i will speak to you about the lessons that we have learned as law enforcement had to come off of the high perch,
Jan 22, 2013 12:30am PST
an impact on mind. i have done extensive work with law enforcement, with the lapd and the los angeles county sheriff's. i am here to tell you that crime has been driven down in los angeles because of their efforts, but not only because of their efforts. so what does the collaboration look like. i want you to keep some ideas in mind. there is no first among equals. what we learned in los angeles was that oppression alone was not the answer. it did not work. there were record highs in gang violence in 2005. i want to tell you what has happened between 2005 and 2012. number one, the grass roots -- the disorganize, fragmented, passionate grass roots must be part of this. the community members who go to county supervisors meetings, the members who pass out fliers, the youths who have been in the juvenile justice system that are now part of the coalition -- those individuals must have a seat at the table. no. 2. community-based organizations. that operate on a shoestring and often without any kind of coverage anywhere. they must be legitimized and made part of the conversation. i have witnessed th
Jan 16, 2013 4:30am PST
in the system. "los angeles times" reports brine will push no more teaching and less research and wants more online courses to save money and increase class offerings. in the budget proposal, he increased money for both uc and cal state university by $250 million each, less than asked for but enough to avert tuition hikes in the fall. if they want more funding in the future, he said they will need to do as he says. >> president obama in five hours will unveil a plan to deal with gun violence. a peninsula congresswoman took part in vice president biden's task force saying that the president will ask for renewal of i salt weapons ban, a ban on high capacity magazine clips and mandatory background checks for anyone who buys weapons from gun shows or private sellers. >> do we want an environment where we hear in this country, not so much in california, but in the country, where 40 percent of the guns that are purchased do not have criminal background checks in. >> the focus should be on the behaviors of the individual who committed the crime not on the focus on behaviors of the individual who ha
Jan 23, 2013 4:30am PST
,000 to hire bratton the former police chief of los angeles and new york and he is now charged with advising the opd on a short-term crime- fighting strategy. oakland's police chief howard jordan says there is no discussion of using "stop & frisk" and that he does not support that policy. mayor quan's office sent out a letter this morning saying the aclu down in los angeles reported a dramatic drop in police-related complaints during his tenure as the chief of the lapd. live in the newsroom, anne makovec, cbs 5. >> thank you. >>> five men under arrest this morning for the shooting of an oakland police officer. the undercover cop was at an stakeout in east oakland on monday when a group of men approached his car and shot him in the arm. the manhunt for suspects also uncovered several weapons. officers say two of the suspects are known gang members. >> i think anytime we have subjects who are willing to confront the police and pull the trigger on an officer, i think we have to take that very seriously. >> well, police are not releasing the names of the men
Jan 9, 2013 12:00am PST
tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. tonight a conversation with kyra sedgwick. she ended a seven-year run on one of cable's most watched dramas. and you film is "the possession." we are gladje have joined this. a conversation with kyra sedgwick coming up right now. >> there is a saying that dr. king had that said there is always the right time to do the right thing. i just try to live my life every day by doing the right thing. we know that we are only halfway to completely eliminate hunger, and we have a lot of work to do. walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: pleased to welcome kyra sedgwick to this program. fans of "the closer" were certainly sad to see the popular tnt drama come to a close a couple of weeks ago. the series ended a seven-year run on a high note as one of the most watched cable series of our time. but starting today, you can catch her in a new film called "the possession," the project based o
Jan 15, 2013 11:00pm PST
to former los angeles police chief bill bratton. tonight at 11. the oakland safety committee will decide whether to hire crime fighting consultant bill bratton, to try and curb the spike in violence in the city. bratton's carreer in policing has brought him to some of the biggest departments in the country. he formerly served as police chief in los angeles and police commissioner in new york city and boston. residents are concerned about the former l-a police chief's controversial tactics, they say could lead to racial profiling. kron 4's reggie kumar is live outside city hall. reggie has a decision been reached yet? >> this is still a work in progress and i cannot want to throw this away. >> stop lying to the city. it this is just a matter strategy of gentrification that we are seeing every day. >> as opposed to future funding of international terrorists such as bill brighton. >> you really would like to start to stop and frisk. it is wonderful that this is going and implemented. (audience laughter) >> this will go in front of the city council next tuesday. if this becomes effective he
Jan 13, 2013 10:00am PST
certain cities because of the violence. >>> in los angeles, a judge has ordered the catholic archdiocese to release nearly 30,000 internal documents on the clergy sex abuse crisis, without removing any names. previously, another judge had ruled the archdiocese could redact the names but that decision has now been overturned. the church says it will comply, although no date has been set for the documents release. t papers include memos, medical records and correspondence with the vatican. >>> we have a special report today from california about another church controversy, catholic women who feel called to be priests, even though their unauthorized ordinations violate church law and cost them excommunication. saul gonzales reports from los angeles. >> at a los angeles ceremony, a group of catholic women is about to commit an act of religious faith, but because they are women it's an act the vatican has condemned as a grave crime against the roman catholic church and what the church sees as its divine laws. >> bishop olivia and members of the community, i am honored to testify on behalf of
Jan 28, 2013 5:00am PST
weeks. the "los angeles times" reports that a legal process could allow land owners leverage to delay the project and drive up the cost of the $68 billion railway. officials say it will not be easy but they can still acquire the property and begin the project on time. >> if we warm up the weather maybe people will get outside and not be indoors and that will put a damper on the environmental ruts -- a damper on the viruses. >> you want to do the news outside? we will stay in here. >> now, to show you what is going on, it is running through the newsroom in circumstance chemicals and come back to get you two, again, and hopefully it will bypass us and you at home. from the east bay hills, to san francisco, it looks nice but a clean air mass and no "spare the air" to worry about and no haze. you can see the wind from the north on the live doppler 7 hd because i put the satellite on it. you can see the wind coming down from the north on live doppler 7 hd. they are rolling from north to south. you can notice the lack of radar runs which is a good sign that dry air is moving in so it will b
Jan 27, 2013 8:00pm EST
a reporter, celebrated reporter when machine got a call from the publisher of "the los angeles times" and he said i'm thinking of the "los angeles times" wants to set up shop in alana. you have a big story brewing in the south. the civil rights story and the emerging south. and i need a reporter to set up the bureau in the "los angeles times." do you have any good reporters, and jean says you know mr. chairman we have a great reporters he purposely left off the name of jack nelson. he wasn't about to give him up. and a weak leader otas hired jack nelson that's how jack got to the "los angeles times" with great work here in alana. he brought investigative reporting to the civil rights story, which was elevated to ban all new level and move to washington and the bureau. they didn't figure it in print until jack got there and didn't have anything like it would with 17 reporters. the "los angeles times" the house that jack built. i'm going to turn to the wonderful guest. we have barbara matusow, jack's wife who took on the completion of "scoop." it was about 80% done. the alliance apart, the sou
Jan 14, 2013 6:30am PST
with the unexpected consequences from their early infrastructure design. los angeles county is a land of sprawling development. with development comes hundreds of square miles of concrete, leaving no way for water to naturally soak into the ground. in areas of such widespread urbanization, flooding can be devastating. man: back in early 1930s, there was a flooding that took a lot of lives and property. as a result, the city of los angeles, in order to protect future flooding in the city, they decided to take the los angeles river and make it a flood control channel. they concreted the walls of the river in order for water to get to ocean much faster. narrator: cities throughout southern california converted natural rivers to these concrete channels, part of their storm drain systems. this allowed expanding development without the need for large flood plains. kharaghani: the los angeles river is approximately 51 miles. concrete reduces the size of the river that you need to carry the water because it speeds up the flow of water. if you'd like to remove all the concrete and to have natural system to
Jan 3, 2013 11:35pm PST
encargado de la oficina para investigaciÓn de los angeles. >>> un examen digital. determiÓo que fueron sacadas en algÚn lugar del valle de san fernando aquÍ en el condado de los angeles. pero despuÉs de 5 aÑos de investigaciones. los ajgente federales agotaron sus pistas el tatuaje en el hombro de esta mujer. pudiera ser la pista para que alguien la reconozca. y asÍ como los 2 lunares en el pecho de este individuo, nombrado como john doi que aparece con la cara tapa deliberadamente al imprimirse la fotografÍa. >>> hay aproximadamente 40 fotografÍas de acto de abuso sexual infantil por parte de los acusados, seÑalÓ el fiscal general de los angeles, dijo que estas fotografÍas pudieron ser echas hace 11 aÑos se han encontrado, en pro lo menos 275 colecciones decomisadas a otros pedÓfilos. >>> los Ángeles, jaime garcÍa, univisiÓn >>> el reembolso de sus impuestos puede llegar tarde este aÑadiremos por quÉ" sub ru llama a reparaciÓn a mÁs de 600 mil vehÍculos. de su linea y el nuevo gobernador de puerto rico habla con univisiÓn bre su propuesta de combatir >>> el sector
Jan 22, 2013 11:00pm PST
ciudad. take vo ---se trata del ex-jefe de la policia de los angeles, william bratton quien ganara un salario de 250 mil dolares por ayudar a combatir el crimen en oakland. ---bratton es reconocido por haber logrado disminuir el crimen en nueva york y los angeles pero tambien por su politica de detencion en la calle a personas con apariencia sospechosa. ---la alcaldesa jean quan apoya la contratacion de bratton... la votacion se espera suceda en cualquier momento. cesar ---y precisamente la violencia con las armas de fuego continua implacable en la ciudad de oakland... pitch - blanca ---en esta ocasion, un agente de policia fue baleado durante el cumplimiento de su deber. take vo ---y esta maÑana la policia de esa ciudad realizo una verdadera caceria humana para encontrar a los reponsables de haber abierto fuego contra el policia encubierto. ---despues de varias horas, la policia detuvo a 5 personas bajo sospecha de haber participado en el tiroteo. ---pilar niÑo nos amplia... 0:01 0:08 1:24 1:50 take pkg desde anoche se desato un operativo masivo en oakland, despues de que un oficia
Jan 4, 2013 10:00pm PST
,000. new companies create most of the new jobs. and los angeles has the most entrepreneurs of any area of the country. that growth is fuelling consumer spending. auto sales were up 14% last year. >> thanks. [ laughter ] >> reporter: thas why truecar is planning to add up to 20 more employees by 2014. >> we want to make sure we're prepared to ride that tide. >> reporter: during the recession, california was lufzing jobs -- losing jobs to states with lower corporate income taxes. since february, california has created 234,000 new jobs, more than texas, west virginia, and oregon combined. >>> the house of representatives finally approved a $9.7 billion relief package for sandy victims. it's the first portion of the larger package the house initially declined to consider. lawmakers are expected to weigh in on the remaining $51 billion in 11 days. >>> some people on new york's staten island whose homes were devastated are upset with google. they say they don't want anyone on the internet to see their wrecked homes. google hopes the apps will help generate more awareness and support. >>> i
Jan 24, 2013 6:30pm PST
quejó con el distrito escolar de los angeles, porque dijo que no era demasiado >> no tenía que abrazarlas, eso se nos hizo muy raro >> no, el distrito no nos hizo caso >> el abogado carrillo representa a 37 víctimas, donde el año pasado otro maestro fue acusado por abuso sexual, en septiembre pasado presentó 11 sugerencias para mejorar la comunicacion escolar, con los padres, pero no recibe respuesta >> el superintendente no responde, tiene que reuninciar >> al escuchar las declaraciones renunció, y permanece con sus beneficios, admitió que se despidió a la directora por este caso >> no solo refleja la negligencia del distrito escolar de los angeles, sino la negligencia del departamento de policía en investigar el caso >> puede haber más niños >> trabajo por 40 años para el distrito escolar de los angeles, hoy está arrestado con una fianza de 12 millones de dólares. >> un tribunal estatal contrató a esta empresa a pagar millones de dólares en un consorcio, pero habían cargos de palos de golf, masajes, y sueldos demasiado altos >> pemex no se opone solo a estos ga
Jan 9, 2013 4:00am PST
los angeles and vegas with a chance of some light wet weather not a lot in those areas. so all the stormy weather will remain in the west. >> let's talk about stormy weather. in los angeles. miley cyrus tweeting a photo that makes taylor swift jealous. in bed with a life-size cut out of styles. miley's fiancee may have to have a few words with that cut out. ain't saying much for now. >>> baby kimye is going to have a pretty swanky nursery as kim kardashian and kanye west have purchased an $11 million mansion some bell air, the couple is planning on making the home bigger. >> imagine baby proofing that thing. >> "usa today" reports beyonce will sing the national anthem at president obama's inauguration later this month. both she and her husband were outspoken supporters of the president during the 2012 campaign. a great concert. >>> south korea sensation will make his commercial debut at the super bowl starring in an ad promoting pistachios. >> how do they have enough money for $3 million. >>> for the 33rd july razzi awards includes "that's my boy" and "battleship." "breaking da
Jan 25, 2013 4:00am PST
cal. its heading over the top of the los angeles area. long beach, laguna, owing side will get rain this morning and eventually san diego too. this has its sight set on l.a. heading due northward and batch of heavier stuff coming up to los angeles. not moving too far inland it will be lighter amounts as we get up to san bernardino. san diego, most of it is off the coast. i think san diego you're probably going to have likely period of rain. a little slow there. a front big huge storm went up just north of juneau last night. cooling things off. this will bring changing weather pattern for the weekend. we'll linger with this trough and cause scattered showers and a lot of clouds and cooler temperatures. batch of rain this morning with that cutoff upper low that's dying off the coast. that's why we'll have the chance of rain from phoenix to l.a. today. the front to north and continues through your weekend. that okay. california the rainiest weather of the weekend is this morning. speaking of weekend forecast that will be coming right up. >>> looking forward to that. up next medical sci
Jan 18, 2013 4:30am PST
inspection. >> robert wagner is refusing to talk with los angeles police investigators a year after they re-opened the case into the debt of his wife, natalie wood, who drowned off catalina island in 1981 while on a boating trip. her death was morningly listed as an accident but this week the coroner announced it changed the cause of death to "undetermined." the "los angeles times" reports that the investigators have interviewed 100 witnesses since the investigation was re-opened and they reportedly drove to wagner's colorado home to talk but he declined to talk. >> reports say energy secretary chu will leave the cabinet post after being criticized for defending the $500 million federal loan to solyndra, the second term cabinet replacements of typical. he earned the ph.d. in physics from berkeley and ran the laboratory. he has a nobel prize in physics if work on cooling and trapping of atoms with light. the former head of major hedge fund is widely believed to be obama's next choice to replace chu. >> spiking of the president, there is plenty of excitement building for the second inaugurati
Jan 28, 2013 4:30am PST
plans to unveil legislation to create a state-wide earthquake warning system. los angeles area state senator says such a system could minimize death and destruction for major earthquakes. japan and a few others have earthquake-warning systems. experts will be on hand for introduction of the bill. a few seconds of warning could give people extra time to take cover before an earthquake hits. >> major change is coming to the golden gate bridge. they will trance >>guest: to electronic toll collecting. initially the toll collectors will be in the fast track and cash booth but when the system is fully tested, cash will no longer be accepted at the bridge. the golden gate bridge hopes to have the system up and running in early february. it is projected to save $19 million over eight years. golden gate bridge is the first bridge in california to could be voter to all electronic tolls. >> it started next week, then, possibly. >> now the forecast. >> february 1st is friday. time is zipping by. our weather is changing just as quickly. mike? >> good morning, everyone, this is what it will feel l
Jan 11, 2013 7:00am EST
to the golden globes, with matt lauer, live from studio 1a, and savannah guthrie, live from los angeles. >> and good morning. welcome to "today" on a friday morning, special split edition of the show. i'm matt lauer. >> morning, everyone. i'm savannah guthrie, in los angeles. matt, just like you asked, i got here early. i'm saving you that seat on the bleachers right across from the red carpet. you're going to have a great view on sunday. >> yeah. hooray for hollywood. it's going to be a lot of fun. obviously the biggest stars from television and the movie industry will be walking that red carpet. what else is coming up? >> we'll have that and, of course, we'll talk about the fashions. it's cold here, matt. i think maybe turtleneck sweater gowns could be all the rage on sunday. >> we look forward to it. >>> important information for the millions of americans who take popular sleep medications, including ambien. why doctors are now telling women, in particular, to cut their doses in half. we'll explain that, savannah. >>> all right. and then a family in ohio, dealing with a rather bizarr
Jan 4, 2013 4:00am EST
beck is the chief of the los angeles police department. he credits a five-year crackdown on gangs for the drop in shooting deaths. they account for half the crimes in l.a. also, gun buyback programs have taken nearly 10,000 guns off of l.a. streets since 2009. >> what i worry about are guns that fall into the wrong hands, guns that are excess and are not wanted in the home. those are the guns on the streets used in murders in los angeles far too commonly. >> reporter: but the police cannot keep up. 2,000 guns they bought back last week is roughly the same number roughly sold in california gun shops in one day. ben tracy, cbs news, los angeles. >>> up next, your friday morning weather and icy rescue. two teenagers hang on fehr dear life when the lake they're on starts to crack. this is the "morning news." first big race and l.a. for my best friend's wedding. because when hotels have unsold rooms, they use hotwire to fill them. so i got my hotels for half-price! >> men: ♪ h-o-t-w-i-r-e ♪ [ fishing rod casting line, marching band playing ] [ male announcer ] the rhyth
Jan 23, 2013 5:00am PST
the former top cop of los angeles and new york as a police consultant. last night the city council listened to public comment and debated until 2:30 this morning before kidding to hire bill bratton known for zero tolerance strategy including the stop and frisk policy. opponents say that gives officers too much discretion and leads to racial profiling. bratton helped bring crime down in los angeles and will help the city of oakland. our news reporter will have a live report with much more on the heated hearing last night in 30 minutes. >> the council approved another crime-fighting measure to bring in outside help to oakland. all on the council approved to bring in the alameda county sheriff deputy to patrol the streets, helping the oakland police with duties do -- two days a week. oakland police opposed this but leaders say something has to be done about crime. >> members from the 129th rescue wing in mountain view are headed to afghanistan for four months. final deployment preparations are underway at 10:30. the national guard does not know the exact departure time. 75 citizen airmen from
Jan 26, 2013 5:00pm EST
whinging got a call from the publishers of the los angeles times. mr. chandler said, gene, i'm thinking that the los angeles times wants to set up shop in atlanta. you have a big story bring there in the south. the civil-rights story in the emerging south. onion report to staff that bureau in atlanta for the los angeles times. you have any good reporters? and jean says, you know, we have tons of reporters. he started listing all these reporters. he purposely left off the name of jack nelson. he was not about to give him up. a week later he hired jack nelson. did the los angeles times. he did great work here in atlanta. he brought investigative reporting to the civil rights story, which was elevated to an all new level. moves to washington, head of the washington bureau. now, the l.a. times did not have a great in print and washington until jack got there. i'm not saying it had none. it didn't have anything like what it would have afterwards. when he got there at 17 reporters. when he retired at 57. so i called the washington bureau of the los angeles times the house that jack built. i a
Jan 19, 2013 3:05pm EST
in airing over two city -- seasons. >> los angeles mayor antonio vee a ragosa talked recently about immigration, and he said the time is now to fix immigration policy and he called on congress to tackle the in control legislation. he spoke at the national press club for about one hour. >> good afternoon, and welcome to the national press club. my name is teresa warner, and i am the 105th president of the national press club, the leading organization for journalists, emitted to the rest of the future -- committed to the press's future. for more information, visit www.. to donate to programs, please visit behalf of members worldwide, i would like to welcome our speaker and those attending today's events. our head table includes guest of our speaker and working journalists that are club members. if you hear a close, -- applause, these note members of the public are attending, so it is not a lack of journalistic integrity. egypt objectivity. i would like to -- objectivity. i would like to welcome members. you can also follow the action on twitter, using #
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